Will Maloney ’95 and Chad Sutcliffe ’95
Alexandria Kristensen-Cabrera '16
Advocating for Health Care Equity and Improved Maternal Outcomes
Alumna combines passions for health care and social justice as a dual medical and PhD student.
Milton H. Jones Jr. '74
Striving to Make a ‘Better World’
Alum strives to make the world a better place as the first African American chair of the United Negro College Fund.
Jasmin (Simmons) Tow '11
Bridging Cultural Divides, Improving Educational Outcomes
Alumna creates culturally responsive classrooms to meet the needs of students from every background.
Rev. John Mennell '87
Answering the Call, Feeding the People
Alum embraces his pastoral vocation, expanding church's food pantry operations amid pandemic uncertainty.
Katie Broussard '04, '06 M.Ed
Reaching Children Through Art and Faith
Alumna reaches children through art as a Catholic children's book illustrator.
2021 Mother's Day
Sharing Our Mothers' Stories
This Mother’s Day, the Notre Dame Alumni Association has compiled past We Are ND stories from women in the Notre Dame community who describe their experiences with motherhood, adoption and fostering; open up about hardships and triumphs; and share how they are empowering others to be the best they can be.
Ashley Kalinauskas '13 M.S.
Finding Solutions in Veterinary Healthcare
Alumna builds on thesis research to improve cancer outcomes in dogs.
Nate Alexander '17
Taking Flight to Save Lives
Alexander is the co-founder of the BLADE Medical Mobility Organ Procurement Program, offering helicopter transport services to aid in life-saving organ donations.
Otakuye Conroy-Ben '98
Lakota Researcher Supports Her Community Through Epidemiology
Alumna mends relationships between native tribes and researchers, while addressing tribal health concerns through wastewater epidemiology.
Katherine Gehl '88
Innovating to Break Political Gridlock
Alumna advocates for fairer democracy practices throughout the country
Rachel Svetanoff '15 M.S.
Empathy Drives Alumna in Global Health Adventures
Life experiences fuel alumna's drive to provide basic necessities to those without.
Dr. Robert Winn '87
Breaking Barriers in Cancer Care and Community-Building
As the first Black leader of a National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center, alum prioritizes patient care and community-building.
Patter Birsic '77
Improving Outcomes for Pancreatic Cancer and Pancreatitis Patients
Alumna harnesses loss into action to serve patients facing pancreatic illnesses.
Kate Turner '12
Advancing Equity at the Intersection of Technology and Policy
Alumna devotes research to improving socio-technical systems — making anything from public transit to nuclear power more equitable.
John Gallo '83
Representing the Least Among Us
Alum spends his second act representing the poor and underserved as head of Legal Aid Chicago.
Kellen Lewis '09
Embracing Identity Through Art
Alum Kellen Lewis ’09 uses art to communicate his identity and create representation.
John Kouris '96
Keeping His Captain's Memory Alive
More than 20 years after Demetrius DuBose '93 was shot and killed by police, former teammate John Kouris '96 seeks to keep is memory alive in new documentary film.
Ben Finley '60
Building A Brotherhood on the Slopes
After a lifetime creating opportunities for Black skiers, Ben Finley '60 is set to enter the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame.
Strengthening His Community Amid Crisis and Loss
Despite a devastating loss, Global Health alum uses his passion for service to strengthen his community.
Laura and Steve Brown '95
Building A Catholic Worker Community in Charlottesville
Couple has dedicated themselves to offering affordable housing and a stable community at their Catholic Worker urban homestead in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Tom Lillig '95
What’s Within You
Drive to break barriers motivates alum in nonprofit work to "unleash the potential of the human spirit."
Rudy Monterrosa '01 J.D.
Fighting for Asylum Seekers in the Legal System
Law School alum and adjunct professor practices immigration law and provides pro bono assistance to asylum seekers in Texas.
Jeanette Shakalli ’07
Making Math Education Fun and Accessible in Latin America
"I want people to continue to discover the beauty and the richness of mathematics. And in this way, we can improve math education in Panama and in the world.”
Dorene Dominguez '85
Dreaming to Uplift Underserved Students
Alum uplifts students in under-resourced schools in memory of her late father.